A dot, placed after a note or silence, lengthens it by half its original value.
A tie is represented by a curve placed between two noteheads.
Their values are added.
Equals 5 beats
You can tie together as many notes as you wish.
Equals 8½ beats
How to perform
There are two ways to perform the exercises:
•Vocally: Using the syllable "Ta" (recommended).
•Manually: Using your hand, finger, nail, a pencil or a stick.
Tempo 70 bpm
Tempo 100 bpm
Tempo 130 bpm